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Peter Blake

 (born 1932)
Peter Blake is active/lives in England, United Kingdom.  Peter Blake is known for album cover design, modernist painting, assemblage.

Peter Blake

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A British pop artist, Peter Blake has become one of England's more famous contemporary, avant-garde artists.  In 1981, he was elected Academician of the Royal Academy, and in 2002 was knighted for his accomplishments.  Retrospective exhibitions have been held at the Tate Museum in 1983, and at Tate Liverpool in 2009.  His work is on permanent exhibition at the Sir Peter Blake Music Art Gallery at the School of Music at Leeds University.

Peter Blake gained fame in the 1950s with images from advertising, music entertainments, and wrestlers, often using both painting and collage.  In 1960, he had his first solo exhibition.  In 1961, he exhibited with the Young Contemporaries, a group that included   ...  Displaying 750 of 2828 characters.

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About  Peter Blake

Born:  1932 - Dartford, Kent, England
Known for:  album cover design, modernist painting, assemblage